It’s the dead of winter here in the Outer Cape, and it’s been unusually cold and snowy. That doesn’t stop me from getting outside, though. Here are a few cell-phone shots from some recent walks around Wellfleet:
First, our little wooded lane, after Tuesday’s snowstorm:
Next, a few shots of Duck Harbor from about ten days ago. (The beach faces due west, across Cape Cod Bay.) These were taken at the end of a rainy day:
Just as the sun was about to set, the clouds broke. Here’s some of that famous Cape light:
It’s been so cold that the harbor was choked with ice earlier today:
From Powers Landing, a couple of days ago: snow, sand, ice, sea, and sky.
And from just before sunset today, a view of The Gut, from the Herring River dike:
I feel sorry, sometimes, for the throngs of people who come here every summer, but never get to see how beautiful it is in the winter. Can’t really say I miss ‘em, though.